Newsletters

Members say thankyou

Over the last 30 plus years, the SDA has…

People don’t leave bad jobs, they leave bad bosses.

Part of my role is to catch up with…

Changing times In the DCs

Woolworths announced on 23 June, 2020 that they will…

A day in the life of our SDA Information Officers, Diane and Veronica

Each day, Diane Kirk and Veronica Buckley answer about…

Write it down

On a recent visit to one of my stores,…

Young members & the SDA

In my experiences as an employee of an electrical/discount…

Essential Retail workers during COVID-19

COVID-19 UPDATE

I think we’d all agree that 2020 has been…

The Secretary’s Report

National Wage Case The Fair Work Commission recently handed…

2018 – the best of years

As I write my Christmas editorial, I can’t help…

24/7 Trading was a total flop during the Commonwealth Games

24/7 Retail Trading is not supported by Queenslanders, is…

From the desk of the secretary

SDA WELCOMES APPROVAL OF COLES AGREEMENT Since the last…

SDA NEWS ISSUE 3

10 GOOD REASONS TO BE AN SDA MEMBER

Australian retail and fast food workers are some of…

Change the Rules: The System is Broken

The ACTU has mounted a national campaign titled ‘Change…

SDA SUBMISSION ON WORKERS COMPENSATION REVIEW

Every five years, the State Workplace Relations Minister conducts…

SICK LEAVE: ARE YOU CONFUSED?

History of Sick Leave The early pioneers of the…

SDA Protects Casual Jobs

Every week we hear, “Yeah, but I’m only a…

Is a happy worker a healthy and productive worker?

In my 20+ years with the union working around…

223,268 further reasons to join the union

Most members I speak to tell me that they…

Collective Bargaining Under Pressure

On January 10 the Commonwealth Department of Employment released…

BUILDING A BETTER FUTURE

The union has faced significant challenges throughout 2017 but…

Protect Penalty Rates SDA Union for Retail, Fast Food and Warehousing

SDA News – June/July 2017

SDA NEWS – THE SDA FIGHTS BACK!

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The SDA fights back!

Wherever you look, retail workers, hospitality workers and fast…

Protect Penalty Rates SDA Union for Retail, Fast Food and Warehousing

SDA launches advertising blitz to protect penalty rates

The SDA has stepped up the campaign to protect…

Pat, Kathleen and Dot: Loyal SDA members

Over the last 30 years, I have had the…

HELP! I’ve been injured at work, what should I do?

It is a fact that very few SDA members…

Keeping you safe from customer violence and abuse

There was an overwhelming response to our campaign on…

The DANGERS of Social Media

The most frustrating part of my job is trying…

SDA News – Working for you!

Please find below the latest issue of the SDA…

SDA News – Easter Sunday Success!

Please find below the latest issue of the SDA…

SDA News – Mid Year Report

Please find below the June 2016 edition of the…

The SDA Continues the Fight for Members

The May/June SDA Newsletter has hit the mail boxes and…

‘2016 – A challenging year

The March/April SDA Newsletter has hit the mail boxes of…

Protect Penalty Rates – A Special Edition!

The November SDA Newsletter has hit the mail boxes…

‘Leave Our Penalty Rates Alone!” – The SDA September Newsletter

The September/October SDA Newsletter has hit the mail boxes…